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  • AP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied

    There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.
  • Puerto Rico rejects smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes

    Smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes will not be allowed in Puerto Rico, but cannabis derivatives could be consumed in other ways, government officials said Tuesday as they provided more details on the governor's weekend executive order on cannabis...

    Nation and world news briefs

    TRENTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told reporters in Mississippi that he's now been cleared in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal by three different investigations and if defense attorneys want to subpoena him, they can. Christie...

    Yemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 3

    Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least three people and purportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of Saudi-led airstrikes targeting...

    Hezbollah captures Syrian village from Islamic militants

    Hezbollah fighters captured a Syrian village Tuesday near the border with Lebanon after intense fighting with Islamic militants, the group's television station said, while an activist said battles are concentrating near a strategic Syrian hill. The...